Mark Davison

Freelance Sports Photographer & Journalistic Photographer

Location:Edgewater, Florida, United States
2 Skills
Mark Davison is a Scottish Photographer based in the USA. His career has taken him to The USA, Canada, and Europe shooting top sports and music personalities. His ability to capture the raw emotion in an image is well documented, and his Images are very well respected in the Industry, with him being asked to do shoots with such International sports brands like NIKE, Sells and John Letters.

His work over the past 17 years has been used In Every national Newspaper title in the UK and Canada, twinned with top Celebrity Magazines such as, OK, Hello, Closer Magazine in the UK and Destiny Man in South Africa. Mark's work through top press picture agencies, PA, WENN and Reuters has seen his work spread world wide to the Far East, Asia and Australia.

Mark's work has also been used around the World in various other titles, publications and media sites . He is mainly known for his Music and Sports images, His Sports work has been widely used In Scottish FA Cup Final match programmes, The Heart of Midlothian FC, Fulham FC, Everton FC, Hibernian FC, Dundee United FC and Dunfermline Ath FC match-day publications and websites respectfully . His latest sports images have graced book covers, Recent lifestyle images have also been used in South African Football and Destiny Man Magazines. In late 2013 NIKE turned to Mark to shoot part of the new NIKE Tiempo advertising campaign with South African footballing Legend Bennie McCarthy. The main highlights in 2014 was the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles, The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, The Guiness International champions Cup in the USA and Scotland v England, as well as the now regular NFL international series games in London. Latest news in 2015 was when New York City, FC, who were recommended by Manchester City FC, turned to Mark to cover their first ever game in MLS history, and personally being back in Edinburgh, for Heart of Midlothian FC winning the SPFL Championship 2014/15.

Yet again in 2015 the NFL have very kindly accredited us again for a Season credential for the NFL International Series 2015, having covered EVERY game since its inception when The Miami Dolphins took on the New York Giants in 2007.

Mark / PLPA are known for supplying top quality images from / for ....

The NFL:

The Indy Car racing Series:

The Ryder Cup 2014:

Scot FM / Real Radio:



The PGA / LPGA Tour:

The RBS 6 Nations:

The European Golf Tour:

The EPL, SPL, SPFL, FA Cup, Scottish FA and League Cup:

The FIFA World Cup and Euro Qualifiers:

The UEFA Champions League and Europa League:

The CFL (Canadian Football league):

Poppy Scotland (The Poppy Appeal):

The Army Benevolent Fund:

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo:

The EIFF and Edinburgh Festivals:

T in the Park:

The Scottish Government PR:


SELLS Goalkeeper Products:

Adidas Taylor Made:

John Letters Golf:


Various Music Acts tours:



Mark has worked for / supplied to other top picture agencies such as... Action Images, Reuters, PA, Action Plus, SNS and more.... the images have been seen around the world. Mark has also mentored many photographers in Scotland and started up another Sports shooting agency in 2011, specialising in Scottish and UK sport.

Mark is one of the only Photographers to have photographed Rihanna on both sides of the Atlantic during her "Loud" tour having photographed her In North America / Canada and the UK. In 2012 Mark also photographed the Westlife farewell tour and covered the bands last emotional shows in the UK more recently he has been asked to cover Wet,Wet, Wet's Greatest Hits Tour and ex Westlife's lead singer Shane Filan's new solo tour.

Most recently, Mark was also on hand to shoot Former Scottish First Minster, Alex Salmond MP in his final days in office, at his residence Bute House in Edinburgh.

PLPA are also proud to announce we have also worked with 2 amazing Military Charities, Poppy Scotland, for PR / National Press and awareness campaigns. Then for the image of The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, closing ceremony for the charities 2014/15 card of The Army Benevolent Fund, both raising much needed awareness and funds for both amazing charities, and it was our privilege to do so.